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Qatar drilling contractor orders multi-purpose liftboat

Gulf Drilling International (GDI) has awarded two contracts with a total value of $110 million to Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM), a shipyard joint venture between Nakilat and Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine.

Gulf Marine Services receives Middle East well support contract extensions

Gulf Marine Services has secured 12-month contract extensions for two of its small class self-elevating support vessels (SESV) in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region.

NPD grants Statoil drilling permit

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil ASA a drilling permit for wellbore 7324/9-1, situated in production license 614.

Apache hits gas at Phoenix South-1

Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. reports that gas and indications of associated liquid hydrocarbons were observed in the Phoenix South-1 well, offshore Western Australia.

Saipem receives offshore drilling rig contract extensions

Saipem has won four offshore drilling contracts with a total value of $540 million.

Dolphin receives new 7-Oceans seismic guard vessel

Dolphin Group ASA reports that Dolphin Geophysical attended the naming ceremony of the 7-Oceans newbuild seismic guard vessel at the Maaskant Shipyard in the Netherlands on July 25.

Latest Technip vessel prepares for sea trials

Technip’s latest subsea construction vessel has been officially named the North Sea Atlantic, following a ceremony staged by the vessel’s owner at the NorYards shipyard in Laksevåg.

Crowley Maritime christens third ocean class tugboat

As part of its new vessel build program, Crowley Maritime Corp. has christened the third of four new tugboats in the ocean class series – Ocean Sky – in Houston.

Rig overhaul center established in southern Vietnam

Semco Maritime JSC is teaming with PetroVietnam Marine Shipyard (PV Shipyard) to perform rig repairs, refurbishments, and upgrades in Vietnam.

COSCO Nantong delivers jackup rig to Asian buyer

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd reports that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd, has delivered the jackup rig Kai Xuan Yi Hao to its Asian buyer.

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